Algeria Emerge 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Winner

The curtain was on Friday night drawn on the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt with Algeria emerging champions. The North Africans stunned their Senegalese opponents by taking the lead early on with their first attack. Baghdad Bounedjah had cut in from the left in the second minute of play and hit a […]

Just In: Why Mikel Obi Is Retiring From International Football

Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel, on Thursday, announced his retirement from international football at the age of 32 after a successful career with the national team. Mikel’s announcement comes less than 24 hours after Nigeria won bronze at the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt following Super Eagles 1-0 win over Carthage […]

Just In: Gunmen Kidnap Siasia’s Mother, Others

Mrs Ogere Siasia, the mother of Nigerian footballer and coach, Samson Siasia, has been abducted again. This comes barely four years after she was first abducted and millions paid out as ransom for her release. The incident occurred at about 2:00 a.m. in Odoni, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, according to her son […]

AFCON: Super Eagles To Play Third Place After Algeria’s Defeat

Super Eagles last night crashed out of the 2019 AFCON in the semifinals after a stoppage-time winner by Algeria skipper Riyad Mahrez. Mahrez showed class with his magically struck free kick on top of the box after Wilfred Ndidi committed an infringement. Friday’s AFCON Final will thus be between Algeria and Senegal, while Nigeria will […]

AFCON: Dangote, Otedola Pledge $75k Per Goal In Eagles’ Remaining Games

Business moguls, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola have promised the Super Eagles mouth-watering bonus for each goal scored in their remaining games at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Dangote has promised to dole out $50,000 per goal scored by the team, while Otedola pledged to give out $25,000 for each goal too. […]

South Africa Ignores Nigeria, Grants Visa-Free Status To Ghana

Ghana is the latest country to be granted a visa-free status by the South African government. South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has added Ghana to a list of seven countries whose nationals will be permitted to enter South Africa visa-free. Nigeria was not included despite the large volume of trade between the two countries. […]

Breaking: Nigeria Defeats South Africa, Proceeds To Semi Final

The super eagles of Nigeria took a early lead over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the quater final of the ongoing African Cup of Nation in Egypt. The goal which is the first goal of the match came came in from Samuel Chukwueze in the 27th Minute. South Africa leveled up in the […]

Just In: Super Eagles In Early Lead Over South Africa

The super eagles of Nigeria have taken an early lead over there the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the quarter-final of the ongoing African Cup of Nation (AFCON) in Egypt. The goal which is the first goal of the match came in from Samuel Chukwueze in the 27th Minute. Details later

AFCON 2019: We Are Certain Of Winning Our Match Against Super Eagles – Bafana Bafana

South Africa midfielder, Dean Furman has weighed their chances of winning their match against Nigeria when they face each other in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Wednesday. Africa News24 (AN24) understands the match is a rematch of Super Eagles vs Bafana Bafana, not more than eight months after both […]

BREAKING: Nigeria Beat Cameroon 3- 2 , Qualify for Quarter Finals

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have qualified to the quarter-final of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after defeating reigning champions, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 3-2 on Saturday. Nigeria took the lead with Odion Ighalo on the scoresheet only for Cameroon to score two quick fire goals to end the first half ahead. However at the […]

AFCON 2019 Begins, See Players To Watch-Out For

The long-awaited  African Cup of Nations 2019, (AFCON), begins today Friday in Egypt with arrays of African stars, mostly plying their trade in Europe, on display. African Cup of Nations Cup is one of Africa’s biggest showpiece and the dream of an African player. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that 24 teams will be taking part […]

AFCON 2019: Femi Kuti, Others To Perform Theme Song

Afro-beat singer, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will together with two other musicians Hakim from Egypt and Dobet Gnahore from Ivory Coast perform the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) theme song at the opening ceremony. Africa News24 (AN24) recalls that the 2019 AFCON is set to kick off with the new expanded 24 teams on Friday in […]